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dc.contributor Wade, Marjorie en
dc.contributor Gelus, Marjorie en
dc.contributor.advisor SturtzSreetharan, Cindi en
dc.contributor.author Boschee, Kerby Lynn en
dc.date.accessioned 2010-09-17T20:27:29Z en
dc.date.available 2010-09-17T20:27:29Z en
dc.date.issued 2010-09-17 en
dc.date.submitted 2009 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.9/640 en
dc.description Thesis (M.A., Special Major (German Studies)) -- California State University, Sacramento, 2009. en
dc.description.abstract Known internationally through the Aarne-Thompson Tale Type Index as AT-480, and also known in the fairy tale world of the Grimm Brothers as Frau Holle, the fairy tale Frau Holle is arguably one of the most well known tales in all of Germany. How is the figure Frau Holle in the Grimm Brothers' fairy tale the same as the figure Frau Holle in Germanic mythology and what is the relationship between the two. Sources of data used to examine this relationship include literature from areas such as folklore studies and German studies. This study addresses points of interest in each of those areas and attempts to showcase important aspects of the genre of fairy tales and how they relate to Germanic mythology through the analysis of the figure Frau Holle. Initially seen as two figures, the Frau Holle that appears in the fairy tale is interconnected with the figure in Germanic mythology, which appeared first and ultimately became absorbed into her counterpart in the fairy tale. en
dc.description.sponsorship Special Major (German Studies) en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.subject German Studies en
dc.subject Folklore en
dc.title Frau Holle: in the Marchen and beyond an analysis of the figure Frau Holle in the Grimm brothers fairy tale and Germanic mythology en
dc.type Thesis en


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